Subject: Re: Xircom PCMCIA driver
To: matt <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/2000 10:57:50
On 10 Jan 2000, matt wrote:

>     >> If you have pcmcia in your next, yes. Can you? I guess there are
>     >> no isa-slots in those machines. What other means of expansion are
>     >> there?
>     David> 	Is the chip in the next used in any other systems? If
>     David> so, what do they call their driver?
> the next uses the fujitsu mb8795, which i'm not sure is shared by
> anything other drivers, but the fe to the chip that understands the
> nextdma is specific to the next.

	True - but its nice to have the same backend chipset supported
	by the same driver name across all platforms, and similarly to try
	to have a unique namespace  :)